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monarda T+M superb mixed.


By Simbad

monarda T+M superb mixed. (Monarda didyma (Bergamot))

Love these and got several different colours from seed.

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I like the Monarda but find that they always seem to go mouldy ( is that the right word ) towards the end of the season .......

2 Dec, 2009


Such lovely colours!

2 Dec, 2009


A pretty patch!

3 Dec, 2009


Lovely Simbad. I especially like the lavender coloured one.
They do suffer from powdery mildew Amy.....some varieties more than others. With mine the mildew usually hits after the flowers have finished so I end up cutting it right back to the ground .... doesn't seem to mind that treatment.

3 Dec, 2009


Thanks everyone,these were just in my nursery bed waiting for new home,all planted out this autumn.
Yes these got mildew too Amy :- ( but as Gilli says not till they finished flowering, I tend to do the same cut down after flowering.

3 Dec, 2009

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